University Heights

University Heights to mark iconic street sign’s 20th year

By SDCNN Staff The University Heights Community Association (UHCA), Park Boulevard merchants and residents, friends, family and neighbors will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University Heights street sign on Park Boulevard on Saturday, April 29, from 5-8 p.m. Called “20 Electrifying Years,” the celebration will kick off with an opening event at 5 p.m. under the sign, in front of Park & Rec at 4612 Park Blvd., with appearances by County Supervisor Ron Roberts […]

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Going the extra mile

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, News, Top Story, University Heights | 3 Comments

By Cynthia Robertson

Rain or shine, Dan Haslam walks nearly every day around his University Heights neighborhood as well as other parts of San Diego. Walking has been a central part of his life since 2000 when he moved to San Diego from Tucson, Arizona and joined up with Walkabout International, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

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Get to know your neighborhood

Posted: October 21st, 2016 | Feature, North Park, Top Story, University Heights | No Comments

CicloSDias comes to University Heights, North Park and City Heights

By Lucia Viti

The neighborhoods of University Heights, North Park and City Heights will be in the spotlight when CicloSDias returns to San Diego this month.

“CicloSDias is a chance to experience communities, small businesses and neighbors in a refreshing and enjoyable way, minus the stress of car traffic,” said Andy Hanshaw, executive director of the San Diego Bicycle Coalition, the event’s lead coordinator.

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University Heights mural needs a new home

By Katherine Hon | Past Matters If you shop at Sprouts or use the University Heights Library, located at 4193 Park Blvd., you may have noticed the engaging mural that stretches across the south wall of the library building. The mural was installed Sept. 29, 2009. It is 4 feet high by 80 feet long, and is made up of 10 panels painted on Alumalite, a lightweight corrugated aluminum panel typically used for building construction.

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Expendable gems?

University Heights residences could be at risk in North Park Community Plan update

by Katherine Hon | Past Matters

The community plans for many areas of San Diego, including Greater North Park, are being updated. At a recent meeting, the city project manager for the North Park Community Plan update cheerfully assured North Park Historical Society representatives that in 20 years, we won’t recognize North Park.

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New chords

3S Underground Jazz hopes to revolutionize local music scene

By María José Durán

A new way to understand live music is thriving in University Heights. 3S Underground Jazz brings together the best musicians in town to perform in a very particular setting.

The audience can sit on one of many couches at the 3rdSpace venue and listen carefully, or chat lively in one of the adjacent rooms, or even go upstairs to the kitchen and prepare a snack.

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The perfect date

Taste of University Heights and UH Arts Open make for an ideal outing By Margie M. Palmer The 10th annual Taste of University Heights is set to take place Sunday, Nov. 8, and as in past years, attendees can expect to enjoy a wide sampling of delectable delights from prominent local restaurants. Those who live in the area can attest there are many restaurants to be excited about — some of this year’s participants include […]

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